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Finance Manager - Act to End NTDs (Expiration 23/06/2019)

Job Summary:

Provides finance management support to the USAID-funded, Act to End NTDs | West program intended to support disease-endemic countries to control and/or eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) with proven, cost-effective public health interventions to treat and measure treatment impact against seven NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and three intestinal worms known as soil-transmitted helminths.

Manages, prepares, administers and directs the control of the Act to End NTDs | West Senegal country budget. Manages the activities of the financial staff. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to executive or senior management team. Assists with development and management of internal financial audits. May develop formal reporting system to communicate results of audit activities to management and regulator and compliance agencies. Provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) may also be required. Experience in comprehensive management of business support and compliance functions in organizations funded via government, contracts and grants, foundation, and commercial sources. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


Accounting and Financial Analysis

  • Participate in the development and analysis of the financial reports of the various projects.
  • Participate in the preparation and analysis of FHI 360 monthly expenses.
  • Participate in the preparation and coordination of monthly closing work.
  • Participate in the development and modification of budgets.
  • Participate in accounting work: verification of vouchers, monitoring of payments and processing of transactions using the accounting software.
  • Participate in the management of advances, follow-up and liquidation of travel advances, of workshops, of staff, of partners, and of consultants.
  • Participate in the preparation of salaries, and prepare tax statements (ITS, IGR, CN, FDFP, CNPS).
  • Participate in analysis of partner expenditures.
  • Validate and update budget tracking of FHI 360 implementing partners.
  • Review the accounting documents submitted by the partners to validate their monthly financial reports (SFRs).
  • Document partners' financial reporting reviews and prepare for liquidation of approved expenditures.
  • Conduct the liquidation of advances related to missions and office seminars.
  • Reconcile advances to government partners and establish cash receipts.
  • Update Advance Tracking Logs of Government Partners.
  • Draft administrative documents: letters, Exemption Titles, etc.
  • Update the fuel consumption of implementing partners.
  • Develop copies and filings of checks and vouchers.
  • Other tasks requested by supervisor.

Participate in Audit of Financial Statements

  • Assist the Administrative and Financial Director in organizing and preparing audits of accounts and financial statements.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with accounting, financial
  • controls and financial information systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated organizational and presentation skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to influence, motivates, and negotiates and work will with others.
  • Is well-versed in state and federal laws and regulations that have impact on financial analysis and management controls.
  • Has familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and experience with automated financial reporting, government accounting practices, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) systems.
  • Sound knowledge and past experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • (GAAP) practices and reporting guidelines.
  • Must have excellent organizational, supervisory, leadership and managerial skills.
  • Ability to provide strategic leadership and advice to team, exchange information and collaborate with colleagues and peers within and outside the organization.
  • Possesses a full understanding of the organizational structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area and the entire organization.
  • Must have excellent communication, diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a timely manner.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems moderately complex scope that require in depth evaluation of data and
  • various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods,
  • techniques, for obtaining results.
  • Decisions made generally affect company operations and may jeopardize overall business
  • activities.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Reports to Act to End NTDs | West Senegal Program Manager.
  • Supervises Act to End NTDs | West Senegal Accounting & Financial Analyst.


  • Minimum of a four-year bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting or equivalent degree.


  • 5-8 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance. Experience managing a financial analysis department is required.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Experience working with international NGOs is desired.
  • Honest, well organized, and discreet.
  • Able to work under stress.
  • Mastery of Excel, Word and at least one accounting software package.
  • Able to maintain good working relationships with suppliers and partners, ensuring the integrity and reputation of FHI 360.
  • Ability to work in a multisectoral, multi-disciplinary, and multicultural environment.
  • Able to manage several tasks concurrently and effectively, taking into account priorities.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English required.
  • Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
  • Experience managing Fixed Amount Awards or similar strongly preferred.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:

Less than 10%.


Must have legal permission to work in Senegal. Applications from female candidates are encouraged.


Disclaimer: Note the Compensation Band that appears on the job description is associated with those jobs assigned to the US Salary Structure and employees that are paid from US payroll.

The Compensation Band for all national local employees aligns to the Compensation Structure based on the Country location of the job.


This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.


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